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  Today's Date: Friday December 19, 2014    Current MMQB Index: 5934.23 -8.94 (-0.15%) on a volume of 3,370,853 shares. Year to Date Change: + 12.35%
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At the Intersection of Football and Office Furniture
by MMQB STAFF  Sunday November 30, 2014 
Defeated and Dejected: Former Steelcase CEO Ponders Future of Michigan Football

YELP Coming to the Mart
Monday August 18, 2014 
More tech companies coming to the Mart.

1 in 3 Owners Cannot Break Away for a Vacation this Summer
Wednesday July 9, 2014 
Smart technology, a strong staff cited as key drivers of SMB work-life balance in Office Depot Survey.

Former Law Firm Office Manager, Three Vendors are accused in Embezzlement
Monday June 23, 2014 
Who says you can't profit from selling office furniture?

by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday June 2, 2014 
The Haworth-sponsored team, which includes 14 students from Holland High School and six students from Black River Public School, was honored at the company headquarters Thursday.

Admins Happier Than Their Bosses, Survey Finds
Sunday April 13, 2014 
When it comes to who holds the most power in the office, the boss wins.

Study: Good Design Is Good For Business
Monday March 3, 2014 
A new analysis by the design management institute concludes that design-driven businesses have outperformed the S&P by a whopping 228% over the past 10 years.

Design Visionaries See Future Workplace as Hyper-Collaborative
Tuesday November 5, 2013 
With concepts that span the re-imagining of office furniture to managing employee health through temperature and light to maximizing multifunctional space, more than 200 architects and designers have helped answer the question: how will we work in 2020?

by MMQB STAFF  Monday July 22, 2013 
This is a major infraction. 25 years and automatic first down!

The Charter Group Launches Furniture M&A Practice
Monday July 22, 2013 
The Charter Group said overall market conditions favor sellers.

New York City Can Mitigate Climate Change through Buildings and Infrastructure
Sunday February 17, 2013 
Environmental and urban leaders agree that the current infrastructure is unsustainable but disagree on the feasibility of finding a solution.

Serendipity Labs Launches Premium, Corporate Coworking Experience
Wednesday August 1, 2012 
Steelcase investment offers members high performance, walk-in workplaces with corporate service level standards.

Positive Job Data: Unemployment Rate Falls to a 3-Year Low
Monday February 6, 2012 
For commercial real estate, the employment data signals that fundamentals will continue to strengthen.

Architizer Canadian Launch Event
Monday September 5, 2011 
Architizer has been called a 'hybrid of Flickr, Facebook and LinkedIn for architects.

Indoff and Quantum Storage Systems team up
Tuesday May 24, 2011 
Indoff and Quantum Storage Systems take on the healthcare market together and discover an opportunity in sales.

Dedication to Environment as Important as Profit When Evaluating a New Workplace
Tuesday April 5, 2011 
A new study on workplace values shows American workers seek employment with organizations that are both financially successful and mindful about their impact on and commitment to protecting the environment.

Florida 1, Small Dealers 0
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Tuesday March 8, 2011 
Just how restrictive are the laws? Florida laws prohibit anyone but a licensed designer to create "designs, consultations, studies, drawings, specifications, and administration of design construction contracts relating to nonstructural interior elements of a building or structure."

Deal to sell MMPI's High Point properties for $139.5 million
Monday March 7, 2011 
MMPI's 2 million-square-foot High Point holdings would be sold to an entity called High Point Acquisition Co. for $139.5 million.

JSA introduces new forecasting service for the UK Office Furniture Market
Thursday March 3, 2011 
The new service, developed in partnership with the economist Roger Martin-Fagg.

Jennifer Busch Resigns as Editor in Chief of Contract Magazine
Friday February 11, 2011 
Busch will leave the New York-based magazine to become vice president, marketing A&D, for InterfaceFLOR.

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